Different forms of democracy

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  • Different forms of democracy
    • Direct
      • The people themselves make key decisions
      • Often takes form of referendums in Europe
    • Pluralist
      • A political system where there's more than one centre of power
      • Modern democracies are technically pluralist as they allow freedom of association
      • Pluralism may exist without democracy
    • Representative
      • Implies representatives are accountable for what they do
      • People elect representatives who make political decisions on their behalf

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